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Forum: Equipment 10-10-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 6,472
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Posted By Southmt
Cool! A Jawa! (Not to mention stuff that works...

Cool! A Jawa! (Not to mention stuff that works for you).
Forum: Trials 10-06-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 99,751
Posted By Southmt
Well, I'm glad they didn't get ya. B

Well, I'm glad they didn't get ya.
B
Forum: Trials 10-06-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 99,751
Posted By Southmt
Griz, What's with #35, the buzzards? ...

Griz,

What's with #35, the buzzards?

Sorry to have missed it, must've been a great time.

Bob C.
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,249
Posted By Southmt
I have 1079. Wanted one sooooo bad when I was in...

I have 1079. Wanted one sooooo bad when I was in school and had a kid... but despite the fact the bike had been sitting on the floor for a year, the dealer wouldn't deal.

Many many years later, a...
Forum: Trials 09-07-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 99,751
Posted By Southmt
The gauntlet is thrown! Seriously, I pulled out...

The gauntlet is thrown! Seriously, I pulled out Mike S's motorhome once with Momma's 4wd Grand Caravan.
Forum: Trials 08-27-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 99,751
Posted By Southmt
Looks like 8/26, "last night". Just now heard...

Looks like 8/26, "last night". Just now heard about it.....
Forum: Trials 08-27-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 99,751
Posted By Southmt
Sipapu

:(:Did y'all hear that the corner where the outside bar/grill is went up in flames? The upstairs restaurant and store are ok, but the grill and day room are toast. :(: :2cry :waysad
...
Forum: Trials 08-26-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 99,751
Posted By Southmt
:clap:thumb

:clap:thumb
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-21-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,300
Posted By Southmt
Somebody figured out the IMS and it came to...

Somebody figured out the IMS and it came to something like 11 pounds. Plus a lot of the weight is down low.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-21-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,300
Posted By Southmt
Yup, IMS. Kinda frivolous/pricey, but I'd do it...

Yup, IMS. Kinda frivolous/pricey, but I'd do it again.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-18-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,300
Posted By Southmt
From up on the ridge, where Dark Canyon Lookout...

From up on the ridge, where Dark Canyon Lookout is, you can look south down into the parks, or look north, and if you go far enough down the ridge, see the remnants of the CCC camp below.

I've...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-16-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,300
Posted By Southmt
Long way around..... the south side is Carlsbad...

Long way around..... the south side is Carlsbad Caverns and the Guadalupe Mts. National Park, and there's no connection to the top side where I was. From Carlsbad you either go to the parks, or take...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-16-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,300
Posted By Southmt
The museum's closed. I worked in Capitan with...

The museum's closed. I worked in Capitan with the son of the lady that ran it, that was home for him. I was hoping it'd be open, maybe I could find the dude again. No luck.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-16-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,300
Posted By Southmt
Yup, 3 nights, about 800 miles all together over...

Yup, 3 nights, about 800 miles all together over 4 days. HOT, my cheapo thermometer said 100+. And that's the emptiest road I've ever been on.

Much better in Sept/Oct, that'd be an ideal time...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-16-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,300
Posted By Southmt
The Jicarillas are NE of Carizozo, way south of...

The Jicarillas are NE of Carizozo, way south of the Gallinas. Here's a map....
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=937536

Dunno about the Apache road, I've only been there that one time....
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-16-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,300
Posted By Southmt
It gets pretty cold and snowy up top. The...

It gets pretty cold and snowy up top. The lookout's almost 7,000'. A winter ride could go either way.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-15-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,300
Posted By Southmt
Part II.... Here's a bit of photo-jumbling,...

Part II....

Here's a bit of photo-jumbling, but you wouldn't have known the difference. But
I stopped here for breakfast both ways. Alto Cafe, nice place, good people, good
food. I was...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-15-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,300
Posted By Southmt
Guadalupe Mts., NM (Part 1)

So.... I used to work for the Forest Circus in the Guadalupe Mts., NM, USA. That
was in the late 70's. Our fire crews had a saying back then, "You can never leave the
Guads". I guess so. ...
Forum: Trials 08-13-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 99,751
Posted By Southmt
Champ. We don't want Nathan to get bored, and he...

Champ. We don't want Nathan to get bored, and he puts on a great show for the spectators. Call it the 'Exhibition Class'. Works for us. In fact, our whole class structure works for us. So what's...
Forum: Trials 08-12-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 99,751
Posted By Southmt
A club with a long (and future) history!

A club with a long (and future) history!
Forum: Trials 08-12-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 99,751
Posted By Southmt
I think if you have a goodly number of riders in...

I think if you have a goodly number of riders in each class, that's what works. What's redundant about it? Names don't mean a thing.

Master is a small class by its nature, and Champ is well.......
Forum: Trip Planning 08-02-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 43,631
Posted By Southmt
Great, thanks! What an inteesting old house......

Great, thanks! What an inteesting old house......
Forum: Face plant 07-26-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 14,100
Posted By Southmt
Guadalupe Mts, NM, I was on a CB750. Slow day at...

Guadalupe Mts, NM, I was on a CB750. Slow day at the fire station and I was working on the bike (front brake). Got called away, didn't get back to the bike until quitting time. It was a 'Friday'...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-23-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 43,631
Posted By Southmt
Question Kinda makes you wonder why someone like that...

Kinda makes you wonder why someone like that would want to run a place that should be welcoming to people. :ken :fpalm :flip :boid

Ok, enough 'smilies'.
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 6,472
Views: 2,559,439
Posted By Southmt
I face the bike straight on, kick the right leg...

I face the bike straight on, kick the right leg up so the ankle's on the seat, then do a hop or two on the left foot until I can plop my butt down. Might work, depends on yer back.
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6,472
Views: 2,559,439
Posted By Southmt
Yeah, but how does he get the log on his bike? ...

Yeah, but how does he get the log on his bike? :confused
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6,472
Views: 2,559,439
Posted By Southmt
Got an ancient Svea in the 'camping box'. Need...

Got an ancient Svea in the 'camping box'. Need to stoke it up again just for giggles. Now I use a Whisperlite.... what's the big deal with with siphoning out of the tank? Ain't you ever stole gas...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6,472
Views: 2,559,439
Posted By Southmt
Nope. that's why I hang on this thread.... :D ...

Nope. that's why I hang on this thread.... :D Learn something new every day.
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 6,472
Views: 2,559,439
Posted By Southmt
Yup, same kit for a few years now, Concours or...

Yup, same kit for a few years now, Concours or KLR. Fine tuning now.

I have big garbage bags, if it's rainy, the stuff goes in them then in Big Black. Ain't had to do that in an awful long time....
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6,472
Views: 2,559,439
Posted By Southmt
My setup

Ok, here it is. On a KLR, I figure it's a street bike that can do some real nice off-highway stuff, but isn't a real 'dirt bike'. Thus the panniers, mounted high and back (saves your ankles) and the...
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6,472
Views: 2,559,439
Posted By Southmt
I have a Whisperlite (not International). I...

I have a Whisperlite (not International). I originally wanted a propane stove but am very glad I didn't go that route. YMMV, but for long trips you have a monster supply of fuel. I pack the stove...
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 6,472
Views: 2,559,439
Posted By Southmt
I just got a Nemo to replace my T-rest, should...

I just got a Nemo to replace my T-rest, should have done it long ago. Much more comfortable and smaller packed.
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6,472
Views: 2,559,439
Posted By Southmt
Just got a Nemo, built-in pump, very nice. Can't...

Just got a Nemo, built-in pump, very nice. Can't get it packed teeny-small, but it's smaller and way more comfortable than my Thermarest. Love it. (Haven't had any experience with pads other than...
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6,472
Views: 2,559,439
Posted By Southmt
Tents to keep bugs out? Rain concerns? ...

Tents to keep bugs out? Rain concerns? Vestibules? Whuffo? It stopped raining here 2 years ago, and all the bugs died.

Bob in the SW
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6,472
Views: 2,559,439
Posted By Southmt
+1 I've quit "environmental" groups that were...

+1 I've quit "environmental" groups that were assholes, and I won't support OHV groups that are the same.

Not the place for discussion, but now I'm in a Forest Planning lawsuit, where I belong to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,726
Posted By Southmt
Yup, and they're quiet, don't tear things up too...

Yup, and they're quiet, don't tear things up too bad, and you can have lots of fun in one little area, so it's easier to find places to ride.

Bob -- in NM, formerly from Utica.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-17-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,726
Posted By Southmt
Trials. Extremely low maintenance, extremely...

Trials. Extremely low maintenance, extremely high fun.
Forum: Trip Planning 05-08-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 43,631
Posted By Southmt
Holy s**t!!!! I'd say "take care", but I know you...

Holy s**t!!!! I'd say "take care", but I know you do....at least within reason.
Forum: Trip Planning 05-07-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 43,631
Posted By Southmt
Kind of a long story....camping on the road. In...

Kind of a long story....camping on the road. In the late 70's, I had a girlfriend that had to get out of Alaska, so we drove the AlCan in a '59 short narrow bed Chevy half ton, with a horse and 3...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-07-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,877
Posted By Southmt
Almost always alone. I like it that way. Check...

Almost always alone. I like it that way. Check in with Momma when I get cell signal, that's it. Some rides I wouldn't do alone, gnarly stuff. Last ride was 2k miles, KLR. Lotsa good forest...
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